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Missing Psychiatric Patient Found in New Hampshire

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Westbrook Police Department

Authorities in Maine say a man with a psychiatric condition, who had gone missing, has been located in Dover, New Hampshire.

Westbrook Police say Maurice Pelissier has been taken into protective custody. Officials on Wednesday had asked the public to call 911 if they spotted him.

State Troopers in New Hampshire were sent to a DMV office in Dover after someone recognized Pelissier from a Facebook post alerting residents of his escape from a psychiatric hospital, according to necn affiliate WCSH.

Police say Maurice, 41, was recently committed to the treatment facility against his will. 

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